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Duracell Pre Charged Rechargeable Nimh Batteries Combo Review

Duracell have been manufacturing high quality batteries since the 1920’s and have developed a reputation as the world’s leading battery manufacturer.

The Duracell Pre Charged Rechargeable Nimh Batteries Combo is a compact battery charger, which is ideal for high drain appliances. The specific model of this charger is the Duracell CEF14NC. Duracell have made a couple of enhancements over their previous value charger; these include a universal voltage input and the ability to charge up to 4 triple A cells.

Features of the Duracell Pre Charged Rechargeable Nimh Batteries Combo

 

  • Charges up to 4 triple A cells
  • Accepts a universal AC input of 100-240v
  • Duracell Pre-Charged batteries can retain power for up to 1 year when not in use
  • Supplied with 8 Pre-Charged batteries (4 AA and 4 triple A batteries)
  • Ideal for use with high drain appliances

 

Charging

A plus point is that you can charge up to 4 triple A cells at once, unlike with many other chargers which can only charge 2 triple A cells at a time.

Batteries can only be charged in pairs or sets of fours, which is rather disappointing because you can’t charge only 1 or 3 batteries if you have an appliance which requires batteries in odd numbers.

Another disadvantage is that the charger only stops charging when the combined voltage of the 2 batteries is sufficient enough. This means that if you are charging 1 empty battery with one which is either full or almost full then one of the cells will be overcharged which is detriment to the length of the batteries life.

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